# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Career Investigations Task 1617582260

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Communicate verbally and nonverbally in a professional manner.

Definition

Communication should include
  • identifying the components of the communication process
  • keeping messages simple and clear
  • asking questions for clarification
  • speaking clearly
  • listening intently
  • interpreting eye contact cues, facial expressions, hand gestures, and posture messages.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What are examples of body language?
  • What are the differences between verbal and nonverbal messages?
  • What are examples of effective nonverbal messages?
  • How can communication differ among various audiences and cultures?
  • Why should you ask for clarification when you are uncertain about what is being communicated?
  • What are ways in which we communicate?
  • How is communication changing in the digital world of email, texting, and social media?
  • What are examples of professional documents you may use in the workplace?

Related Standards of Learning

English

6.2

The student will create multimodal presentations that effectively communicate ideas.
  1. Use effective verbal and nonverbal communication skills to deliver multimodal presentations.
  2. Use language and vocabulary appropriate to audience, topic, and purpose.
  3. Give collaborative and individual formal and informal interactive presentations.
  4. Paraphrase and summarize key ideas of a presentation.

7.1

The student will participate in and contribute to conversations, group discussions, and oral presentations.
  1. Use a variety of strategies to listen actively and speak using agreed upon discussion rules with awareness of verbal and nonverbal cues.
  2. Clearly communicate ideas and information orally in an organized and succinct manner.
  3. Ask probing questions to seek elaboration and clarification of ideas.
  4. Participate in collaborative discussions with partners building on others’ ideas.
  5. Make statements to communicate agreement or tactful disagreement with others’ ideas.
  6. Use language and style appropriate to audience, topic, and purpose.
  7. Give formal and informal presentations in a group or individually, providing evidence to support a main idea.
  8. Work effectively and respectfully within diverse groups.
  9. Exhibit willingness to make necessary compromises to accomplish a goal.
  10. Share responsibility for collaborative work.

7.2

The student will create multimodal presentations both individually and in a group that effectively communicate ideas.
  1. Select, organize, and create content to complement and extend meaning for a selected topic.
  2. Use effective verbal and nonverbal communication skills to deliver multimodal presentations.
  3. Use language and vocabulary appropriate to audience, topic, and purpose.
  4. Paraphrase and summarize a speaker’s key ideas.

8.2

The student will develop and deliver multimodal, interactive presentations collaboratively and individually.
  1. Select, organize, and create multimodal content that encompasses opposing points of view.
  2. Choose vocabulary and tone appropriate to the audience, topic, and purpose.
  3. Use effective verbal and nonverbal communication skills to deliver multimodal presentations.
  4. Cite information sources.
  5. Respond to audience questions and comments.
  6. Differentiate between Standard English and informal language.
  7. Evaluate presentations.